Battery Installation & Care

BATTERY MAINTENANCE MADE SIMPLE!

Battery Maintenance Checklist

bigstock_Green_Check_Mark_6051160 Never smoke or have open flame or spark near a battery.
 bigstock_Green_Check_Mark_6051160 Always wear personal safety wear when inspecting, servicing or working near batteries.
 bigstock_Green_Check_Mark_6051160 Always maintain correct electrolyte levels as specified.
 bigstock_Green_Check_Mark_6051160 Always maintain batteries in clean and dry condition.
 bigstock_Green_Check_Mark_6051160 Always insure no metal objects come into contact with the battery.
 bigstock_Green_Check_Mark_6051160 Always add distilled or approved water only. If spill-overs occur, contact battery expert for service.
 bigstock_Green_Check_Mark_6051160 Discharge batteries no more than 80% of their rated capacity. Ideal discharge/charge parameters are 6 hours use, 8 hours charge and 4 hours cool-down prior to use.
 bigstock_Green_Check_Mark_6051160 Never place a hot battery on-charge or in operation. If battery is hot (+115F), contact battery expert for inspection.
 bigstock_Green_Check_Mark_6051160 Always perform and record electrolyte and cell voltage readings on a minimum quarterly basis on each 75 discharge cycles.
 bigstock_Green_Check_Mark_6051160 Remove or open all covers from batteries during charge, insure adequate ventilation exists in all areas where batteries are being charged.
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